Naomi Matsui

Born in Tokyo, Naomi MATSUI studied organ at Kunitachi College of Music (Tokyo Japan, Prof. M. Yoshida) and Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany, Prof. Z. Szathmáry).
She studied Cembalo by Prof. H. Keller and Y. Ieki.

She won:
1st prize: the 2nd Japan Organ Competition (1979)
1st prize: the 21st Budapest International Music Competition (1983)
1st prize: the 34th Nürnberg International Organ Competition (1985)

In 1985, Naomi MATSUI started her career as a concert organist, and ever since, has been performing organs at major concert halls in Japan and abroad.
She is also active in recording CD's - Sony Record - and regularly appears on TV and Radio.

Since 1989 she is a producer of summer "Bach Organ Special Concerts" at Tokyo's Suntory Hall.
She became music advisor to the Tokorozawa Muse concert hall in 1995.
In 2001 she got fellowship to study in the Netherlands under the Japanese Government Overseas Study Programme for Artists.